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Dear Mr. Laskowski

I just bought a Claes Oldenburg Litho "Sailboat thinking of Q" it is signed in pencil and numbered 138/200.

Could you tell me how much this piece is worth ?

Best Regards, Soren

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Claes Oldenburg
Title   SAILBOAT THINKING OF Q
Year   1976 -
Medium   Offset Lithograph in colors on white wove
Size   15.8 x 12 in. / 40.1 x 30.5 cm.
Misc.   Signed
Sale Of   Butterfields: Wednesday, October 28, 1992 [Lot 3057]
FINE AMERICAN, EUROPEAN & CONTEMPORARY PRINTS
Estimate   400 - 600 US$
Sold For   523 US$   Currency Converter

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Joseph B. Laskowski

Expertise

I have been researching,buying, collecting, dealing, and appraising 19th and 20th Century American Art (1850-1950) for the past 15 years. Ask me anything about this topic. I am a member of the Pennsylvania Antiques Appraisers Association.

Experience

Experienced in American Art from the period 1850-1950. This Includes Impressionism, Regionalism, Early American Modernism, Hudson River School, WPA. I have 15 years researching, collecting, dealing, and appraising in this field. Ran a Fine Art gallery for 3 years in Phoenixville, Pa. that focused on American and European art from the 1800's to contemporary works. Rare books focused on fine art monographs and catalogue raisonne.

Organizations
Pennsylvania Antique Appraisers Association
American Society of Appraisers (Candidate)

Publications
Brimfield Rush, a book written by Bob Wyss of the University of Connecticut. It details the escapades, trials and travails of myself, my ex, and other individuals who have been to Brimfield , Mass. to tame the largest flea market in North America. Maybe even the world.

Education/Credentials
American Society of Appraisers
BA from Lenoir-Rhyne University in North Carolina
Appraisal Studies at George Washington University

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